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Gung Haggis Fat Choy™
Toddish McWong's Robbie Burns Chinese New Year musical variety and dinner show.
EVENT TYPE: Concert, Literary, Show, Holiday, Food/Drink
DATE:
Sunday, January 30, 2005
LOCATION: Floata Seafood Restaurant
ADMISSION: $45-60
TICKET INFO: 604-689-0926
EVENT PROFILE:
Special
guest hosts and performers include: CBC Radio host Shelagh Rogers,
comedian Tom Chin, Brave Waves, Governor General's Award for Poetry
winner Fred Wah, singer LaLa, Dr. Jan Walls, Battery Opera's David
McIntosh, and Dragon River Shadow Puppet Theatre's Karen Wong and
Zhongxi Yu.

The Georgia Straight  

Straight Goods

Burns and Wong


By angela murrills and judith lane

Publish Date: 20-Jan-2005


Comedy duo? Nope. It's Toddish McWong's (aka Todd Wong) 12-year-old Scottish/Chinese cultural celebration, Gung Haggis Fat Choy™,
that fuses Robbie Burns Day with Chinese New Year. The 12-course Robbie
Burns Chinese New Year dinner is a “quirky fusion/mix/buffet of
Scottish-Canadian and Chinese-Canadian including haggis served with
plum and/or sweet and sour sauces” and features a mix of entertainment
with contributions by opera singer Heather Pawsey, kilted Highland
dancers, and the Silk Road Ensemble. Tickets for the January 30
banquet, taking place at Floata Chinese Restaurant (400­180 Keefer
Street) are $60 (at 604-689-0926). If this queers your stomach, sign up
for Burns & Byrnes, a Robbie Burns Day whisky tasting at
Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks (1128 Mainland Street) on Tuesday (January
25). Jim Byrnes toasts the haggis while you nose single malts with
expert Bruce McKenzie and take home Charles Maclean's Scotch Whisky, A Liquid History (Sterling, 2003). Cost is $125.

Georgia Straight


Book Choice of the Week

Gung Haggis Fat Choy™


By john burns

Publish Date: 13-Jan-2005

Casting around for some way to celebrate
Robbie Burns Day and Chinese New Year? Throw in your lot with the Gung
Haggis Fat Choy brigade, featuring Fred Wah, Dugald Christie, Joe
McDonald, and Shirley Sue-A-Quan. The world-poetry night includes a
special group poem with Chinese and Scottish poets, including Billy
Yizhong, Jacinda Oldale, and others. The haggis hits the wok Monday
(January 17) at Library Square (350 West Georgia Street), beginning at
7:30 p.m. Admission is free; phone 604-331-3603 for details.

 Dine Out Vancouver 2005
January 30, 2005 GUNG HAGGIS FAT CHOY DINNER “ToddishMcWong’s” quirky evening
celebrates Chinese New Year and Scottish bard Robbie Burns with a 12

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